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2019 CPT Golf Classic

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 On July 8, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) hosted a golf fundraiser at The Governor’s Club in Brentwood, TN. Twelve teams competed in a scramble tournament to help support student chapter programs across the nation. Those in attendance included current and past chair of the CPT, Donny Burkett […]

Student NEWS

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Do you want to start a StudentCPT Chapter in your state? Contact Ashley Metivier, Student Programs Manager, See Why Herb Chain, Assistant Professor at St. John’s University, Incorporates the Ethical Leadership Certification Program Into His Classes. “I have required my students to complete the NASBA Center for the Public Trust’s […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: Education, Experience and Relationships

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Reflecting on my professional journey, I was reminded about the variety of lessons I have learned, impacting my career and life. Some lessons came from formal education opportunities, others from experiences, and more from relationships. My belief is that these three platforms have provided me with tremendous exposures that are helping […]

Why I Give (Donald H. Burkett, CPT Chairman)

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Donald H. Burkett serves as CPT chairman and is a proud supporter of the organization. Why did you first give to the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT)? I believe in the CPT’s mission and every dollar contributed allows the organization to touch more lives. The CPT staff truly makes […]

Good News: Warren Buffett to Donate Shares Worth Billions to Charity

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and the world’s fourth wealthiest man, is donating shares of Berkshire Hathaway, an American multinational conglomerate holding company, to five charities. The sum of his donation is said to be worth a staggering $3.6 billion. The selected charities are the Bill & Melinda […]

Student Leaders Gather in Nation’s Capital for Annual Leadership Conference

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) hosted its 9th annual StudentCPT Leadership Conference (SLC) in Washington, D.C., June 10-12. Fifty-two student leaders from around the United States came together for two days of leadership development and chapter training. The conference commenced with CPT’s newest staff member and Operations Director, […]

Sustainable Leadership: Mission Possible

Ethics Matters May/June 2019 The Class of 2019 agents have been selected for the StudentCPT Leadership Conference. Their mission is to develop their decision-making skills, empower others through strong leadership, and promote ethical business practices. See what our agents are all about. Name: Xhena University: Temple University Major: International Business and Marketing Minor: Spanish Looking […]


Ethics Matters May/June 2019 In 1994, I was fortunate enough to be selected to run my first small business. During my initial meetings with board members, one of them gave me some invaluable advice that is relevant to any leader. He told me that the pace of this business is fast, and I should decide […]

The Big Payback – A Recap

Ethics Matters May/June 2019 The Big Payback is a 24-hour online giving event created to increase philanthropy across middle Tennessee. This year’s campaign surpassed the event’s previous one-year record, raising $4,106,182. In total, 964 non-profits participated across 36 counties, with missions ranging from human service, education, community improvement, arts and culture, to youth development, animal […]

Good News: Igloo Debuts “World’s First” Eco-Friendly Cooler

Ethics Matters May/June 2019 Igloo, which offers quality, durable and innovative products for food and drink, just announced the release of its Igloo RECOOL, made of organic molded pulp. According to Igloo, RECOOL is the world’s first cooler made from biodegradable materials and is an environmentally sensitive alternative to harmful single use EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) […]